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Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:47 am
by Stubbs
Hi

There is a toy fair in birmingham on the 7th of may called barry potter toy fair at the NEC im sure some of
you have heard of this and even attended in the past. I just wondered if was any good and worth the 5 hour round trip
for me to attend.

Cheers

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:17 am
by StarWarsFan
Have been to the Doncaster one its pretty good worth a visit.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:50 pm
by SublevelStudios
NEC is pretty good, one of the best IMO.

We would have been having a table there but it's FF next weekend and don't want to miss that!

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:26 pm
by Stubbs
Thanks

I have seen the FF advertised a few times recently and it is only up the road from me. How many sellers
normally attend the FF event.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 2:06 pm
by SublevelStudios
Stubbs wrote:Thanks

I have seen the FF advertised a few times recently and it is only up the road from me. How many sellers
normally attend the FF event.


Then I would certainly come to FF rather than travel all the way to the NEC. It's waaaayyyyy better for vintage stuff, village hall crammed full of stuff. It's also better for meeting fellow collectors. We're travelling all the way from Stoke to do it, rather than do the hour drive to do the NEC.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 3:18 pm
by lejackal
SublevelStudios wrote:
Stubbs wrote:Thanks

I have seen the FF advertised a few times recently and it is only up the road from me. How many sellers
normally attend the FF event.


Then I would certainly come to FF rather than travel all the way to the NEC. It's waaaayyyyy better for vintage stuff, village hall crammed full of stuff. It's also better for meeting fellow collectors. We're travelling all the way from Stoke to do it, rather than do the hour drive to do the NEC.

I've been to the NEC and seen photos of FF, if you want vintage SW then you need to go to FF, not the NEC, particularly if you're so much closer to FF

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:36 pm
by coomber75
have done NEC its getting better.... but def if close to ff gi to that, ive been hoping to for ages but not yet :(

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:00 pm
by tobedesu
Has anyone done the early bird entry at the NEC?
A mate and I went to the one earlier in the year and it was pretty good.

Considering the 8am entry for the one next month.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:29 pm
by lejackal
tobedesu wrote:Has anyone done the early bird entry at the NEC?
A mate and I went to the one earlier in the year and it was pretty good.

Considering the 8am entry for the one next month.

Yay, love a chance to quote Andy Clarke - always best to leave before the muggles get in :lol:
I can't recommend early bird enough, a much more pleasant retail experience

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:55 pm
by tobedesu
Good stuff. Thanks.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:33 pm
by punk_pat
Defo do Early Bird if buying at NEC.

I'm hoping to have a stall there in August.

I'm my previous visits, I've done about 50% of my sales in the first 30 minutes of setting up

Good luck!

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:09 pm
by palitoyjunky
Think the nx BP fair is Aug 20th which I may attend as I maybe up that way.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:55 pm
by tobedesu
punk_pat wrote:Defo do Early Bird if buying at NEC.

I'm hoping to have a stall there in August.

I'm my previous visits, I've done about 50% of my sales in the first 30 minutes of setting up

Good luck!


I'm sure I bought off your stall at the one early in the year.
Emperor mailer and my mate bought an ugnaught.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:27 pm
by punk_pat
tobedesu wrote:
punk_pat wrote:Defo do Early Bird if buying at NEC.

I'm hoping to have a stall there in August.

I'm my previous visits, I've done about 50% of my sales in the first 30 minutes of setting up

Good luck!


I'm sure I bought off your stall at the one early in the year.
Emperor mailer and my mate bought an ugnaught.


Yep that was me. Thanks for the purchases! Will be doing another NEC this year. Good show.

Re: Barry potter toy fair NEC

Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:47 pm
by coomber75
whens the next ine mate, missed the ladt one